How to Remove Pet Odor from Rug

There are a few different ways to remove pet odor from a rug, but it will vary from rug to rug. It’s the best to look at the label on the rug for care and cleaning instructions. Some rugs will need to be dry cleaned, while others can be hand washed or placed in washing machine. Also, make sure to only use cleaners designed for your rug and it’s special material.

Removing Pet Odor from your rug can be a challenge is the proper steps are not taken

Pet odor can sometimes be a pesky smell to get out if the proper care is not given. For a simple rug that can be hand washed, it is the best to use a pet odor remover cleaner. These products can be bought at many different large retailers like Wal-Mart, Target or PetSmart. They will have a wide variety, so it important to make sure you are buying one designed for your type of surface.

If you rug is small enough and can be placed in your washer machine, then you can simply use some mild detergent and warm water. Also, to remove pet odor, it is a great idea to place a cup or so of Arm & Hammer
Baking Soda in the water. This will help remove the pet odor and create a clean smell to the rug.

If your rug must be dry cleaned, then you can simply take the rug to your local dry cleaner. They should have products that are industrial strength but still gentle on the rug to remove the pet odor. It is the best to call them ahead of time to make sure they take the size of your rug. Some dry cleaners have a size limit and you will need to take it to specialty cleaning shop.